A Letter To My Daughter Who’s Studying Abroad

An Honest Letter To My Daughter Who’s Studying Abroad Hi Honey! Hope you’re good and having the time of your…

And Just Like That, College Is Half Over

  College Is Half Over She’s home. She’s finally home. After eight months, a crap ton of care packages, and…

When Our Youngest Child Starts Looking At Colleges

When Our Youngest Looks At Colleges It was just a minute ago that Riley was a junior in high school and…

Sending Our Kids To College: Part 3 Of A 3-Part Series

For the last three weeks, I’ve been writing, firsthand, about the emotional path we travel as parents when we send…

Sending Our Kids To College: Part 2 Of A 3-Part Series

Welcome to Part 2 of my 3-part series chronicling the buildup to the college drop off and the aftershock of…

Sending Our Kids To College: Part 1 Of A 3-Part Series

For the next three weeks, while I’m in the thick of helping my oldest daughter pack for college, my column…

‘The Last Time’ Is A Touching Poem That Will Bring You To Tears

From the minute your first child is born you realize just how fast time flies. Moms with older children will…

Graduation: It’s Not The End, It’s Just The Beginning

Thirteen years. Thirteen profoundly life-changing years. That’s roughly two thousand three hundred and forty bagged lunches, twenty-seven violin recitals, eleven…

Signs That Your Kids ‘Don’t Need You’

I’ve been turning this one over in my head for a long time, not really sure how to articulate it….

It Is What It Is: Big Moments Are Everywhere You Turn

Milestones. That’s an interesting word, isn’t it? Especially when you’re a parent.